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A Conceptual Model for Counseling Adult Mentally Retarded Persons

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Jane E. Myers, Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Adult persons with mental retardation have the same basic needs as other persons. They have the potential to benefit from counseling intervention if the counselor: (a) considers the basic needs, limitations, and assets these persons bring to the counseling interaction; and (b) selects an appropriate counseling method. A conceptual model for providing counseling services to adult mentally retarded persons is presented and described.

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Publication
Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling 18(1), Spring 1987
Language: English
Date: 1987
Keywords
mental retardation, counseling, adults